Chadwick Boseman Height, Age, Death, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Chadwick Boseman

Full NameChadwick Aaron Boseman
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 183 cm
in meters - 1.83 m
in feet inches - 6’
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of BirthNovember 29, 1977
BirthplaceAnderson, South Carolina, USA
Date of DeathAugust 29, 2020 (Saturday)
Place of DeathHe died at his home in Los Angeles. [1]BBC
Age (at the time of death)43 Years
Death CauseCancer [2]BBC
Zodiac signSagittarius
HometownAnderson, South Carolina, USA
SchoolT. L. Hanna High School, Anderson
College/UniversityHoward University, Washington, DC
British American Drama Academy, Oxford
Educational QualificationBachelor of Fine Arts in Directing
DebutFilm- The Express (2008)
The Express
TV- Third Watch (2003)
FamilyFather- Leroy Boseman (Upholstery Businessman)
Chadwick Boseman father Leroy Boseman
Mother- Carolyn Boseman (Nurse)
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
HobbiesListening to Music, Writing, Playing Basketball
Address (Fan Mail)Chadwick Boseman
Greene & Associates Talent Agency
1901 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 130
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Favorite Things
Favorite ActressPhylicia Rashad
Favorite TV ShowThe Cosby Show
Favorite GuitaristJimi Hendrix
Girlfriends, Affairs and More
Marital Status (At the time of death)Engaged
GirlfriendTaylor Simone Ledward
FiancéeTaylor Simone Ledward
Engagement DateOctober 2019
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)$5 million

Chadwick Boseman

Some Lesser Known Facts About Chadwick Boseman

  • Did Chadwick Boseman drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Chadwick belonged to the ancestry of the Limba people of Sierra Leone in West Africa. Chadwick Boseman - Sierra Leone
  • He was an excellent basketball player in his younger days and was part of the U-16 AAU basketball team.

    Chadwick Boseman playing basketball in younger days

    Chadwick Boseman playing basketball in younger days

  • He never wanted to be an actor, instead, he wanted to be a writer and director.
  • He was bitten by the acting bug when TV star Phylicia Rashad visited his university to give a lecture as a guest professor.
  • From 2002 to 2007, he worked as a drama instructor in the Schomburg Junior Scholars Program in New York.
  • He also worked as a theatre actor and playwright at the Congo Square Theatre Company in Chicago.
  • In 2008, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue his career in acting.
  • He rose to fame with his role of “Jackie Robinson” in the sports biopic ’42’ (2013), where he played the inspirational role of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB) in modern times.

  • He used to do 5 to 8 hours of rigorous training with a choreographer for the demand of his role as “James Brown” in the biopic “Get on Up,” which was based on the life of singer James Brown.

  • He had a big family, including 42 first cousins.
  • He was a popular face in China and had won the “Most Popular U.S. Actor in China” award at the 13th Annual Chinese American Film Festival (CAFF), in 2017.

    Chadwick Boseman - Most Popular U.S. Actor in China

    Chadwick Boseman – Most Popular U.S. Actor in China

  • He was Marvel’s first lead actor of color in the film ‘Black Panther’ (2018).

  • On 28 February 2021, he was posthumously honored with a Golden Globe for his performance in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom; he played the strong-willed trumpet player Levee in the musical period drama. His wife, Simone Ledward Boseman, while accepting the award on his behalf, said,

    He (Chadwick) would thank god, he would thank his parents. He would thank his ancestors for their guidance and their sacrifices. He would thank his incredible team, on and off set. He would say something beautiful, something inspiring. Something that would amplify that voice inside all of us that tells you, you can (do it), that helps you to keep going. And I don’t have his words. And honey, you keep them coming.”


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